SYRACUSE, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — Mayor Ben Walsh announced on Twitter Wednesday that he tested negative for COVID-19.
Walsh has been quarantining since Thursday, Oct. 8. This is the second negative test the mayor has produced since quarantining.
The mayor’s quarantine began after Walsh discovered Binghamton Mayor Rich David tested positive for COVID-19. David and Walsh were at an event on Wednesday, Oct. 7 to call on the federal government to give local governments more financial aid due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Walsh says he still feels good as he continues to work from home during his 14-day quarantine.
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